Senior Community Learning Disability Nurse

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic nurse who would like to be part of a friendly integrated multi professional Learning Disability team within Argyll and Bute. The nurse will provide a distinct service to adults with a Learning Disability in Oban, Lorn & Isles.

You must be a registered learning disability nurse (RN5, RNLD) with extensive knowledge at learning disability nursing and community working. You will be working as a single health practitioner based with Learning Disability local authority colleagues with support from visiting health colleagues from other areas of Argyll and Bute.

The post will provide clinical leadership and direction for community LD nursing within Bute and Cowal. You will carry an appropriate caseload providing expert assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of this specific individual group and be available to give advice and offer expert opinion to parents, family members, carers, care providers, local authorities and other health care professionals.

We require someone who can work in isolation and autonomously with a person centred approach, excellent people skills, and is experienced in working positively with other agencies, care providers, and health workers.

Clinical supervision will be provided by the Professional Lead and there will be opportunities for peer supervision with other learning disability nurses within Argyll and Bute.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll & Bute to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Informal enquiries to: Anne-Lise Dickie- Professional Lead, Telephone 01546 705780, mobile 07769 932589; email:

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:

Application packs are available from Resourcing Team, People & Change Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference number 19ab/058 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.


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14 March 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Argyll
Work type:
Part time
Healthcare and Medical

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